Retaining Graduates ‘Increasingly Difficult’ For Employers

UK employers are typically losing 16% of their graduate intake within the first two years, a survey conducted by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has revealed. The number has increased from 9% last year, and 20% of graduates leave by the first year after completing a graduate training scheme; rising to 46% after five […]

Household Debt ‘Will Hit Record High In First Year Of New Government’

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is today publishing new analysis focused on household debt, which finds that unsecured debt per household will reach a record high of £13,900 this year. Basing its findings on debt data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and a recent economic forecast by the Office for Budget Responsibility, the […]

BME Teachers Facing Endemic Racism, Says NASUWT…

Twice the number of black and minority ethnic (BME) teachers (31 per cent) compared to their white counterparts are reported to have experienced discrimination in the workplace in the last 12 months, according to research from NASUWT.  The union states their ‘Annual Big Question’ survey shows “widespread inequality of treatment” and affirms that such discrimination is risking BME presence in the teacher workforce, which is already under-represented in […]

NAHT Confirms School Leaders’ Opposed To Grammar School Openings

Government plans on extended selection and opening new grammar schools have been rejected by school leaders across England, according to the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). With data collected by the union in September stating that 80 per cent of NAHT members are opposed to the opening of new grammar schools, written evidence compiled […]

Aesthetics Journal: BAD Launches Skin Support Website

The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has launched an online psychological support service for people who suffer from various skin conditions. Skin Support, which was awarded a three-year grant by The Department of Health Innovation, Excellence & Strategic Development Fund, provides links and information on self-help, support groups and patient information leaflets. Dr David Edey, […]

Aesthetics Journal: Murad And AAD Partner For Child Sun Safety

Luxury skincare brand Murad and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) have announced their partnership in creating a program to protect children from UV rays when playing in public parks.  ‘Shade America’, a program that will build shelters and shade structures in playgrounds across the US, will also aim to provide around one million children […]

Aesthetics Journal: Revance Therapeutics Commences Botulinum Toxin Topical Gel Trial For Canthal Lines

Biopharmaceutical company Revance Therapeutics has begun a phase 3 study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a topical drug candidate for the treatment of lateral canthal lines. Biopharmaceutical company Revance Therapeutics has begun a phase 3 study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a topical drug candidate for the treatment of lateral canthal […]

Aesthetics Journal: Allergan And Intas Pharmaceuticals In Agreement After Trademark Debate

US pharmaceutical company Allergan has entered into a settlement with Indian manufacturer Intas Pharmaceuticals on the use of the trademarks ‘Botox’ and ‘BTX-A’ for botulinum toxin. The court order, which was issued on September 9 in the Delhi High Court, stated, “The defendant (Intas Pharmaceuticals) has acknowledged the plaintiff’s (Allergan) exclusive rights in respect of […]

Aesthetics Journal: Novan Therapeutics Announces Success Of Acne Nitric-Oxide Based Drug

Biotechnology company Novan Therapeutics has announced that it has received encouraging results from a phase 2b study analysing a nitric-oxide topical gel candidate drug.  SB204, which is the company’s leading drug candidate for the treatment of acne vulgaris, was used in the trial and produced significant results on inflammatory and non-inflammatory lesions at week 12 […]